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Calls to reverse NSW anti-protest laws

The harsh sentencing of Deanna ‘Violet’ Coco for stopping a lane of traffic on the Sydney Harbour Bridge in April this year has led to a range of protests and the call to reverse NSW anti-protest laws by lawyer and Greens NSW Legislative Council Member Sue Higginson.

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Fingal Foreshore Park ready for holiday fun

The Tweed Shire Council is very happy to unveil a new playground at Fingal Foreshore Park that celebrates the rich cultural history of the Tweed coastal village.

Stupid frogs!

We’re in hot water There’s no argument. How much is enough? How much corruption? How much destruction? How much distraction? The writing has been on...

Northern Rivers Youth Orchestra returns

What a year – after a positive beginning and memorable performances by talented teacher bands at the first Twilight...

Celebrating the life of Jack Paris Crittle

Young DJ and keen surfer, Jack Crittle, was tragically killed in a car accident last week. A celebration of his life will be held this Monday, 12 December at 10am.

Councils ‘bullied’ with increased NSW govt burdens, say LGNSW

NSW councils have been ‘set up to fail’ with their annual audits ‘because the NSW Government is forcing them to carry the depreciation cost of assets they neither own nor control’, claims the peak body representing councils, Local Government NSW.

The post office bank

It was a bipartisan vote in 2020 that refused to adopt an amendment to the Financial Sector Amendment Legislation...

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Moonshiners annual charity day kicks off on Sat

The third annual Moonshiners for Mental Health charity day is on this Saturday 14th July at Alby Lofts Oval, Brunswick Heads. The Mullumbimby Moonshiners Rugby...

Mental health of new or expectant parents

Georgie Harman, CEO, beyondblue. We know that many women and their partners experience anxiety and depression during pregnancy, as well as after the baby arrives. Depression and anxiety are very common at this time, but it’s not just women who can be affected.

Drawing a line in the sand on discrimination

Jeff Kennett, beyondblue chairman. tThe controversy surrounding Adam Goodes has now developed a life of its own. Many words, phrases are being said which are emotive and could be seen as offensive or hurtful. Adam finds so much of the commentary to be hurtful and offensive.

Feeling down? Check yourself out

Georgie Harman, beyondblue chief executive officer. As the end of the year approaches, it’s common for us to reflect on the year that’s been and what lies ahead in 2015.

New program offers innovative treatment for depression

Nany Australians with mild depression and anxiety, especially men and people in rural and regional areas, don’t take action until their condition becomes severe. Now a free mental-health coaching program on the north coast removes barriers to treatment .

Tweed Council secures environmental water sharing during drought

Two items at last week's Tweed Shire Council meeting highlighted the commitment of the council to sharing water with the environment even during low-flow and drought periods. 

Celebrating the life of Jack Paris Crittle

Young DJ and keen surfer, Jack Crittle, was tragically killed in a car accident last week. A celebration of his life will be held this Monday, 12 December at 10am.

Mullum’s Federation Bridge closed again tonight

Mullum and hinterland residents and visitors are reminded that Federation Bridge will be closed again tonight from 6pm to 4am for repairs. 

Changing the world with non-violent action

‘Nonviolence  is an intensely active force when properly understood and used.’ These are the words of Gandhi, the man who led nationwide campaigns in his country to ease poverty by creating a movement of resistance that contributed to ending British Rule in India.